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Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 11:30am EST
concerns over surveillance and are changing encryption technology they employ to protect their customers. public outcry is another motivating factors into companies putting up this latest firewall. a recent abc "washington post" policies -- [ technical difficulties ] [ technical difficulties ] nsa spying is changing the way governments approach security too. brazilian companies are forcing foreign companies to redesign their servers to ensure all brazilian data does not leave the country. >> translator: i think this is an important moment. we are taking this attitude of wanting increased internet privacy in line with what we have already done, advocating for increased privacy. all recognized organizations concerned with this matter of governance and by our own work here in recent years. >> meanwhile in germany, the foreign minister demanded an explanation from visiting congressmen as well as a clear path forward in dealing with the american surveillance program. >> we know that trust has been lost, and we work together on rebuilding this trust. this means two points are in the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
of the gas pumpers. >> both. applesbee's is a good example of an employer using technology to increase productivity. weither workers are working harder for the same output or fewer amount of hours are being worked for the same amount of output. >> richard, could you make a case that people paying a quarter or a buck extra because it helps the niya potts of the world? >> is absolutely does. i think one of the things that the records show and the studies show is that increased minimum wage, in particularly at times like this when there has been so much wage stagnation, and so much pent up demand will lead to increased consumer confidence, increased consumer spending and that in turn translates to additional jobs as more successful economy for everyone. by the way, we can look back in history and see in 1968, for example, the minimum wage in real dollar terms or in fixed dollars terms would be $9.44 now. and the unemployment is less than half of what it is today. the notion that minimum wage destroys jobs is disproved. and when you think about it, the common sense that says peopl
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 11:30am EST
'70s technology made it easier for companies to do more with less, eliminating certain job occupations. a more competitive world let companies ship jobs anywhere. and as good manufacturing jobs automated or headed offshore, workers lost their leverage, jobs paid less and offered fewer benefits. as values of community broke down andment competitive pressure increased businesses lobbied washington to weaken unions and the value of the minimum wage. as a trickle-down ideology became more prominent, taxes were slashed for the wealthiest, while investments that make us all richer, like schools and infrastructure, were allowed to wither. and for a certain period of time we could ignore this weaken economic foundation, in part because more families were relying on two earners as women entered the work force. we took on more debt. but when the music stopped and the crisis hit millions of families were stripped of whatever cushion they had left. as the result is an economy that has become profoundly inequal, and families that are more insecure. since 1979 when i graduated from high
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 11:30am EST
. >> now the innovative technology that can spot a stolen car parked in the middle of a city block. >> there were multiple gunshots fired. >> it can track a gunman thousands of miles away. >> if you can track it then you can predict it. >> audiences are intelligent >> welcome back to "inside story." i'm ray warez. we're continuing our discussion on long-term unemployment. jen, you can tell america happily you're no longer on the list. you just found out? >> yeah, luckily because of "the new york times" story i was featured in i had a ceo of and president of sonosite kevin good goodwin fly me out and really interviewed me like i was a person rather than looking for a key word on a resumÉ. >> you have to move across the country. that's hard for workers who have been out for a while. >> i don't have anything to relocate. after what i've been through i would move anywhere for a job. it's not like i would choose to stay in one place over another. a job is a job. this is a good one and i'm excited. >> well, congratulations on that. >> thank you. >> nick, long term unemployed people give
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